LCS anti-mine equipment planned for use off other ships, shore bases

By Justin Doubleday / February 3, 2017 at 4:10 PM
The Navy will deploy systems developed for the Littoral Combat Ship's mine countermeasures mission package on other ships and shore bases as well, according to the service's head of expeditionary warfare. If current program plans hold, the Navy will have just 28 modular LCSs able to embark the mine countermeasures mission package. The follow-on frigate the Navy plans to start procuring in fiscal year 2019 will be capable of conducting surface warfare and anti-submarine warfare simultaneously, but it will have...

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